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Forum: Binoculars Today, 17:57
Replies: 31
Views: 829
Posted By chill6x6
Here's my take.... I don't think the build...

Here's my take....
I don't think the build quality of the SF is the best when compared to some of its peers. I'm not really sure it MATTERS though. It's certainly built well ENOUGH. I don't think...
Forum: Binoculars Today, 00:21
Replies: 84
Views: 5,415
Posted By chill6x6
Bill and others.... I'm down at the Gulf Coast...

Bill and others....
I'm down at the Gulf Coast doing a little birding and relaxing.... I've glanced thru Bill's book before now...but TODAY....I READ it.. LOVED IT! It is such a wonderful blend of...
Forum: Binoculars Monday 13th November 2017, 14:03
Replies: 11
Views: 570
Posted By chill6x6
I agree with Torview. I will add that if eye...

I agree with Torview. I will add that if eye placement/eye relief concerns aren't one of your issues you are just not gonna see much difference in a quality 32mm and a 42mm as far as bird id...
Forum: Binoculars Monday 13th November 2017, 13:54
Replies: 11
Views: 619
Posted By chill6x6
I bought truck/car binoculars to keep there so...

I bought truck/car binoculars to keep there so they stay. It's north Alabama and not Wisconsin I'll give you that.....but stay in the vehicle they do.

Currently the truck binoculars are Vanguard...
Forum: Binoculars Sunday 12th November 2017, 02:52
Replies: 3,353
Views: 862,465
Posted By chill6x6
Well Bruce I bit on it! I supposed it arrived...

Well Bruce I bit on it! I supposed it arrived safe and sound. Doing a little birding on the Gulf coast so I haven't even seen it. Sounds like nice binocular by all accounts.



I got mine but...
Forum: Binoculars Wednesday 8th November 2017, 13:20
Replies: 3,353
Views: 862,465
Posted By chill6x6
Well that rules me out of purchasing that...

Well that rules me out of purchasing that binocular FOREVER.

That "auction site" has it for like $169.95, still from Rogers.
Forum: Leica Wednesday 8th November 2017, 13:18
Replies: 75
Views: 7,165
Posted By chill6x6
Well thought out post. I agree with what you are...

Well thought out post. I agree with what you are saying.. When it comes to issues in general Swarovski is the least talked about. I never even heard about the focus adjustment issue until I heard...
Forum: Binoculars Wednesday 8th November 2017, 06:03
Replies: 62
Views: 3,339
Posted By chill6x6
Steve.... I just wanted to add a photo of the two...

Steve....
I just wanted to add a photo of the two I still have that are in your comparison and two likely competitors. I hope you don't mind! I just felt like it might be of help to someone... We...
Forum: Binoculars Wednesday 8th November 2017, 05:55
Replies: 62
Views: 3,339
Posted By chill6x6
When I first started with binoculars and such it...

When I first started with binoculars and such it was Jason, Bushnell, Bausch and Lomb, Steiner, and of course Swift.
Forum: Binoculars Wednesday 8th November 2017, 05:32
Replies: 3,353
Views: 862,465
Posted By chill6x6
If y'all think THAT'S a good price... go to...

If y'all think THAT'S a good price... go to "that auction site" and search for
bushnell 8x42 legend m-series. Same binocular?

I've been "watching" it for months. I've thought about it for quite...
Forum: Others Tuesday 7th November 2017, 02:34
Replies: 26
Views: 949
Posted By chill6x6
I'm glad you like them! I really don't think it...

I'm glad you like them! I really don't think it is possible to beat them for the money. You came around at the perfect time!

As far as cleaning goes....I really don't clean the glass THAT much at...
Forum: Binoculars Tuesday 7th November 2017, 02:21
Replies: 62
Views: 3,339
Posted By chill6x6
Another nice summation... I've owned three from...

Another nice summation...

I've owned three from this group. Currently still have two, the S7 and the B.1. I like the Maven branded binoculars. They are really well made. Focus....really among...
Forum: Zeiss Tuesday 7th November 2017, 01:31
Replies: 3,093
Views: 565,707
Posted By chill6x6
Granted the SF isn't built like an...

Granted the SF isn't built like an FL....BUT...before you pass judgement, take it out and use it for a while. A short time at a retailer doesn't do IT or ANY binocular justice IMO. The "handling"...
Forum: Leica Tuesday 7th November 2017, 01:10
Replies: 20
Views: 1,552
Posted By chill6x6
Same here... IMO this looks like a super...

Same here... IMO this looks like a super binocular. Format/size/fov/etc. Won't be for me though as a fellow eyeglasses wearer. Thankfully there are plenty of others that suit our needs such as...
Forum: Binoculars Saturday 4th November 2017, 03:26
Replies: 160
Views: 7,273
Posted By chill6x6
Ok Steve, here's what I did this AM before I went...

Ok Steve, here's what I did this AM before I went to work......
There is a barn 116 yards from my front porch(picture at bottom!). I use it all the time exactly for this reason, to COMPARE FOV from...
Forum: Binoculars Saturday 4th November 2017, 02:30
Replies: 3,353
Views: 862,465
Posted By chill6x6
I hope you don't mind but I literally DID LOL...

I hope you don't mind but I literally DID LOL when I read this! LMAO!



GREAT! I hope you like them! At least you are giving them a try. :t:
Forum: Binoculars Friday 3rd November 2017, 14:33
Replies: 160
Views: 7,273
Posted By chill6x6
I thought it a time or two, does that...

I thought it a time or two, does that count?|:D|



I'll do that! HAHA... You think I'm gonna be surprised don't you? ;)
Forum: Binoculars Friday 3rd November 2017, 14:27
Replies: 3,353
Views: 862,465
Posted By chill6x6
I never owned them at the same time...hard to...

I never owned them at the same time...hard to say. My brother and I we birding...he forgot his binoculars...I always have an extra or two and he had a choice between an FL 8X32 and the Euro HD 8X32....
Forum: Binoculars Friday 3rd November 2017, 14:23
Replies: 3,353
Views: 862,465
Posted By chill6x6
Here you GO:

Here you GO:
Forum: Spotting Scopes & tripod/heads Friday 3rd November 2017, 00:53
Replies: 25
Views: 805
Posted By chill6x6
I bid on that Maven, just for kicks...$967.00...

I bid on that Maven, just for kicks...$967.00 plus shipping was a much as I was willing to bid..... Kind of an unknown entity.
Forum: Binoculars Friday 3rd November 2017, 00:48
Replies: 3,353
Views: 862,465
Posted By chill6x6
Reviews.... You know a review is only as good as...

Reviews.... You know a review is only as good as the REVIEWER? If one has NO IDEA who the reviewer is or their history, the review is...well....WORTHLESS!

On thing IS for certain....
The Meopta...
Forum: Binoculars Friday 3rd November 2017, 00:38
Replies: 160
Views: 7,273
Posted By chill6x6
I'm not SURE I had them at the same time. My...

I'm not SURE I had them at the same time. My reason? I didn't feel like I needed to as I had the Maven B.1, Leica Trinovid HD, and Tract Toric all 8X42s at the same time. Though a fine binocular...
Forum: Binoculars Thursday 2nd November 2017, 13:10
Replies: 160
Views: 7,273
Posted By chill6x6
So how long did you try the MHGs?

So how long did you try the MHGs?
Forum: Binoculars Thursday 2nd November 2017, 13:03
Replies: 3,353
Views: 862,465
Posted By chill6x6
Bruce, I may be in Stage 5 but you are creeping...

Bruce, I may be in Stage 5 but you are creeping up on Stage 4. ;)
Forum: Binoculars Thursday 2nd November 2017, 13:02
Replies: 3,353
Views: 862,465
Posted By chill6x6
Guide 8X32 AND Euro HD 8X32 STILL...

Guide 8X32 AND Euro HD 8X32 STILL AVAILABLE...

ALSO....probably an even BETTER deal is the Euro HD spotting...
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